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MARLBOROUGH HOUSE, PALL MALL, LONDON

Today, April 12, is the Duke of Edinburgh’s  President’s Council Forum to be held at Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London. Marlborough House is almost 300 years old and has the status of a Royal Palace. It has been occupied over … Continue reading

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LONDON TERROR ATTACK

Sad news out of London this morning as a terrorist attack has been carried out on Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster.  Oddly enough I woke up last night and read a couple of chapters of Ben Judah’s raw, … Continue reading

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EVENING AT ROSELAWN

I have been accepted as a participating artist in the “EVENING AT ROSELAWN” put on by the Friends of the Roselawn in Port Colborne, Ontario on 6 April. Looking forward to the opportunity of seeing old friends and meeting new … Continue reading

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PEARL HARBOR ANNIVERSARY

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. One of the signal events of World War II if not the last century. The following images were taken several years ago and are a token tribute to my cousin, … Continue reading

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THE KISS

Greta Zimmer Friedman has died at the age of 92.  She was the subject in perhaps one of the most iconic photos of the last century. THE KISS Statue of the “Kiss” in Sarasota, Florida.  

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BERNIE!

Princeton professor, Bernard Lewis celebrates his 100th birthday today. Perhaps the world’s greatest scholar on the history of Islam, I had the great privilege of sharing a dinner and evening with him a few years ago where he graciously permitted … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB!

Today is Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday. While never much of a fan (that second coming of Christ thing back in the 60s kind of put me off), I fully understand the appeal of his music.  CORRECTIONAL FACILTIY, RED WING, MINNESOTA … Continue reading

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MAGNA CARTA LIBERTATUM

 With today’s distressing news coming out of Brussels, I recall the day 18 months ago when I raised a middle finger salute to ISIS and  defied their specific threat to hit London Transport and made a pilgrimage from central London … Continue reading

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Sir John A. Macdonald

  In celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first Prime Minister, an image of the “Spirit of Sir John A.” , an old steam engine reposing in front of the old train station in Macdonald’s home town of Kingston, Ontario.

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